314 Tenth Street
Honesdale, PA 18431
Frank Muggeo, Director
(570) 253-5970 ext 3114
(570) 253-5970 ext. 1752
Scholarship Opportunity for Veterans
TonaLaw is offering a $1000.00 Veterans Scholarship. This is awarded semi-annually for Fall and Spring semesters.
Applicant requirements are:
- Only open to students attending school in the United States
- Applicant must be a veteran of any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States
- Applicant must be a student at an accredited school, or be accepted to begin school within 6 months of application
The deadline for applications for the Fall Semester is July 31st. Spring semester applications are due by November 30th. For more information and to fill out an application go to https://www.tonalaw.com/scholarship/
Discount Program Recruits Veterans, Businesses
HONESDALE – The Wayne County Office of Veterans Affairs in Honesdale issues cards to honorably discharged veterans of the US Armed Services, who can use it to access savings on goods and services from a variety of businesses across the county.
The Wayne County Veterans Discount Program (WCVDP) got underway back in 2011 and includes multiple businesses throughout the county. The Veterans Affairs Office works closely with the County Sheriff’s Department to produce the ID cards.
There is no charge to veterans to receive the card. Just stop by the Veterans Affairs Office at 314 10th Street in Honesdale, with your DD214 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
The Veterans Affairs Office is also recruiting more companies to participate. To join, businesses must offer a discount on goods or services to Veterans who provide their WCVDP Identification Card. Interested businesses please contact the Veterans Affairs Office for a merchant application.
For more information call (570)253-5970 ext. 1752 or email RSwilliams@waynecountypa.gov.
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs assists veterans and their dependants with claims and issues before the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs or the State Veteran’s agencies intervene. This office is fully accredited by the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
9am – 2pm Tuesday & Thursday in Main Office in Honesdale.
9am – 11am Wednesdays (2nd and 4th Weds. in Hamlin Office – (570) 689-3766)
9am – 11am Wednesdays (1st and 3rd Weds. in Hawley Office – (570) 226-4209)
314 Tenth St. Honesdale, PA 18431. From Route 6 West entering Honesdale (Main Street), turn right onto 10th street. At the intersection of 10th Street and Church Street, go straight. At the intersection of Tenth Street and Court Street, continue straight to 314 Tenth street on your right. Visitor parking is available in front of the building.
This office is handicapped accessible.
Military Status U.S. Veteran.
How To Apply: Call or walk in to apply.
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs provides assistance for veterans who are having difficulty obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on their service to the country.
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs will aid veterans in securing educational benefits through the Veteran’s Administration to those eligible.
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs will aid veterans in securing veteran’s life insurance through the Veteran’s Administration.
County Veteran Burial Allowances
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs provides burial benefits for eligible deceased veterans and in some cases for their spouses. This is an addition to burial benefits provided through the United States Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Veteran’s Disability/Compensation, Pension, Medical Care and Insurance Programs
The Wayne County Department of Veteran’s Affairs will assist veterans in securing veteran pensions, survivors insurance, disability insurance compensation/pension and health care that they may be entitled to through the Veteran’s Administration.